China stocks closed up on Thursday as investors waited for the release of growth targets for the 13th Five Year Plan, expected later in the day following deliberations by the Chinese Communist Party Central Committee.
The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen rose 0.2 percent, to 3,533.31, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.4 percent, to 3,387.32 points.
Among the most active stocks in Shanghai were Meiyan Jixiang , up 7.1 percent to 9.09 yuan; CN Shipbuilding , down 0.1 percent to 11.25 yuan and SH Dazhong , up 4.0 percent to 9.19 yuan.
In Shenzhen, Tongling NFM, down 1.0 percent to 4.09 yuan; BOE Technology, up 0.3 percent to 3.00 yuan and Suning Appliance, up 3.6 percent to 15.96 yuan were among the most actively traded.
Total volume of A shares traded in Shanghai was 23.5 billion shares, while Shenzhen volume was 28.1 billion shares.